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Polybasite with Rhodochrosite

#AH52264

Polybasite with Rhodochrosite

#AH52264
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Cu(Ag,Cu)6Ag9Sb2S11 (RRUFF)
Locality
Yankee Boy mine, Ouray dist., San Juan Mts, Ouray Co., Colorado, Uinited States
Tagged
sulfide , copper , silver

A single tiny less than 1mm, hexagonal crystal of Polybasite with other sulfides and Rhodochrosite matrix.

Polybasite

Formula
Cu(Ag,Cu)6Ag9Sb2S11 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Massive - Granular, Granular, Pseudo Hexagonal 
Cleavage
Poor, None, None 
Luster
Sub Metallic 
Color
black, dark ruby red 
Streak
reddish black 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
2.5-3 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection

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